After the iPad was released in 2010, pilots quickly realized that the tablet was far more useful with an accurate position source. Initially there were very few options for pilots, but the market has rapidly expanded and there are more choices than ever. How do you pick the right one?
The Garmin D2 Bravo watch is the only smartwatch designed for pilots, and includes a built-in GPS, altimeter and compass. Here we'll show you how to use it with the Garmin Connect app to get additional functionality from the watch on the ground.
The iPad Pro began shipping in mid-November, promising to bring a new level of productivity to tablet users with its large 12.9" display and fast performance. It's an impressive tool for everyday work, from spreadsheets to graphics work, but can it work for pilots? We took it flying to see.
Whether you're a pilot shopping for another aviation enthusiast or you're a non-pilot desperately trying to figure out what to buy the (slightly weird?) aviator on your list, iPad apps and accessories are a good bet. Here's our list of the top 10 things any iPad pilot would like this Christmas.
Jeppesen charts have long been a favorite among professional pilots, many of whom prefer their more detailed charts. And while the company's flagship app, Mobile FliteDeck, has found some success it is not full-featured enough to be an all-in-one Electronic Flight Bag app. That criticism may be less valid after the latest update, version 2.7.
One of the reasons electronic flight bag apps have become so popular is that they eliminate common pain points for pilots. ForeFlight's latest update, version 7.4, continues this trend with a whole new approach to weather briefings.